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Peace Officer Standards and Training agencies and academies provide challenging opportunities for professional, managerial and administrative employment. POST agencies throughout the United States offer competitive salary, government job benefits, career advancement and an unparalleled opportunity to serve as part of a team committed to improving the quality of law enforcement and the safety and effectiveness of peace officers.

Executive Director-MCOLES

The ideal candidate will have accumulated a well-balanced professional portfolio that includes practical experience in law enforcement as well as academic achievement.   Work experience including the supervision of personnel, project management, budget development and administrative leadership is a requisite for this position.  A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree, however, an advanced degree and/or evidence of advanced or continuing education is preferable. Candidates for this position must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.  Candidates must be willing to engage in competitive personnel screening exercises designed to assist the Commission in identifying the most qualified candidate for this position including participation in a final interview process open to the public.  A successful candidate will also be required to participate in several pre-appointment assessments. 
Agency:  Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards
Location:  Lansing, Michigan
Salary/Range:  $89,305 to $129,541, depending on education and experience levels.
How to Apply:  Serious candidates are invited to apply for this position.  Application must be made through Michigan’s online hiring system. The State of Michigan Job Openings site may be accessed at   This will direct you to the Job Openings home page. Click on the filter icon at the top right of the main part of the page, then click on “Job Category” and check the administration box.  You will be redirected to a page that will allow you to select the application for this position.  You must respond no later than July 10, 2017.  We also require that applicants electronically attach the following documents to their application:  a copy of the applicant’s resume; and, a cover letter describing the candidate’s experience, employment goals and reason for applying for this position.  Specific directions on how to make these attachments may be found at the State Jobs site. Letters of endorsement should be sent by the endorsing party directly to:

Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards
106 W. Allegan, Suite 600
P.O. Box 30633
Lansing, Michigan  48909
Application Deadline:  7/10/2017
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